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Laughing at Black People: Death at a Funeral Reviewed

Not screened by WW press deadlines, it just might be the worst comedy of the year!

Death at a Funeral

WW Critic's Score: 5

Tracy Morgan has poop on his hand! The comedian stares at the offending appendage, screaming in...   More
Friday, April 16, 2010 by ALISTAIR ROCKOFF

Absolut Trash

Dragon Tattoo is for men who hate movies.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Everybody loves a good mystery. Mystery is the spice of life, as they say. Or is that variety? Anyway, everybody loves a good mystery, and here we have a cracking good one: The Case of the Runaway Hit ...   More
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 ALISTAIR ROCKOFF


Holy curse word, Batman!

Movie Reviews & Stories
Look, up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s the movie’s title: Kick-Ass. Get used to this cynical riff on caped crusaders past. You won’t believe a man can fly, ...   More
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 ALISTAIR ROCKOFF

The Joneses

Keeping up with Fox Mulder.

Movie Reviews & Stories
You don’t have to be a fan of The X-Files to appreciate the walking innuendo that is David Duchovny. He begins his new movie with the announcement, “Looks like I’ll be gettin’ ...   More
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 ALISTAIR ROCKOFF

Ran/Smiles Of A Summer Night

Shakespeare abroad.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Akira Kurosawa’s Ran (1985), set during Japan’s medieval period of revolt or “RAHN,” is not the work of a contented old man. It begins with an elderly warlord looking to retire ...   More
Wednesday, April 7, 2010 ALISTAIR ROCKOFF

Not-So-Good Friday: Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too? Reviewed

When the going gets tough, the tough get going. When the new Tyler Perry movie was not screened for critics, I went and watched it.

Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?

WW Critic's Score: 54

Tyler Perry returns to movie theate...   More
Saturday, April 3, 2010 by ALISTAIR ROCKOFF

Il Duce And Me

March, don’t walk, to Vincere.

Movie Reviews & Stories
It is the eve of World War I. Ida Dalser owns a beauty parlor in Milan. She hears a commotion, looks into the street, and sees the man of her dreams. He emerges theatrically from behind a corner, firs ...   More
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 ALISTAIR ROCKOFF

The Yellow Handkerchief

This ain’t no yeller hanky picture.

Movie Reviews & Stories
I know, I know. That title. It’s a terrible title for what is probably the best American film of the year so far. It sounds like more Southern comfort from the pen of Nicholas Sparks, and it is ...   More
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 ALISTAIR ROCKOFF

Paul Verhoeven

The man who made RoboCop dies for our sins.

Q & A
Sharon Stone crosses her legs. A murdered policeman is resurrected as a robot. A Vegas showgirl gives of her flesh. Arnold Schwarzenegger repopulates Mars. This is the cinema of director Paul Verhoeve ...   More
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 ALISTAIR ROCKOFF

When In Romania

Do as the Romanians do: Nothing.

Movie Reviews & Stories
A Romanian cop named Cristi gathers evidence on some poor kid for smoking a little hash. See Cristi follow the kid to school. See Cristi pick up a joint. See Cristi eat lunch. See Cristi pick up anoth ...   More
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 ALISTAIR ROCKOFF
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